Fiskars Named a Finalist for Fast Company 2016 Innovation by Design Awards

MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#awardsFiskars
is proud to announce that its IsoCoreTM
tools
have been named a finalist for Fast Company’s 2016 Innovation
by Design Awards, honoring the most innovative and disruptive design
solutions for today’s business problems.


This year’s judging panel, which was comprised of the world’s best
design minds, selected the finalists from among 1,700 submissions from
41 countries in 11 categories – the most ever in the program’s five
years.

Fiskars’ line of IsoCoreTM tools, which includes hammers,
sledge hammers, a maul and a pick, features a patented design that
absorbs vibration and shock, reducing the impact felt by the user. Each
IsoCoreTM tool has a unique insulation sleeve that helps
reduce vibration by up to four-times when compared to traditional
wood-handled tools. With advancements from the handle to strike face,
the IsoCoreTM tools are engineered to maximize comfort with
every swing and make tough jobs easier on the body.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized by Fast Company for our
continued passion for innovation,” said Paul Tonnesen, President at
Fiskars Americas. “IsoCoreTM tools are just one example of
our worldwide dedication to design and performance, which has been an
integral part of Fiskars for the past 367 years.”

All finalists are highlighted on the FastCoDesign.com
website and in the October issue of the print magazine, which hits
newsstands September 20, 2016.

About Fiskars

Fiskars Corporation is a leading global supplier of consumer products
for the home, garden and outdoors. The world famous orange-handled
scissors are a registered trademark of Fiskars Corporation. The group
has a strong portfolio of trusted international brands including Fiskars
(the World’s #1 Scissors Brand), Iittala and Gerber. Additionally the
Fiskars Americas portfolio includes Gilmour, Nelson and Gingher. Founded
in 1649, Fiskars has more than three centuries of product quality
excellence and is Finland’s oldest company. Please visit www.fiskars.com.

About Fast Company

Fast Company is one of the world’s leading business media
brands, with an editorial focus on creativity and innovation in
technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design. Headquartered in
New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto
Ventures LLC, along with our sister publication Inc. and can
be found online at fastcompany.com.

Contacts

Fiskars
Blair Brophy
PR and Social Manager
(608) 294-4532
blair.brophy@fiskars.com